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Govs seek bailout to tackle security challenges

Govs seek bailout to tackle security challenges

Governors of the federation have requested the Presidency to consider granting a “bailout” for them to meet growing security obligations in their respective states. The request is in view of the enormity of the resources…

Air Peace agrees to recall sacked pilots

Air Peace agrees to recall sacked pilots

Air Peace has rescinded the sack of over 70 pilots it recently sacked following the intervention of the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika. The pilots had lost their jobs last week following disagreement with the…

Stamp Duty: FIRS rakes in N3bn weekly from banks

Stamp Duty: FIRS rakes in N3bn weekly from banks

Reps mediate in agency, NIPOST face off   FG to help states recover backlog   The Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS), Muhammad Nami, has said the agency is generating N3 billion weekly from…

Pensioners flay delisting of 23,089 from payroll

Pensioners flay delisting of 23,089 from payroll

Regina Otokpa Abuja The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has warned the Federal Government to apply caution in its decision to delist 23,089 parastatals’ pensioners from its payroll, in order to avoid chaos in the…

COVID-19: Nigeria gets 200 ventilators from U.S.

COVID-19: Nigeria gets 200 ventilators from U.S.

Regina Otokpa Abuja United States Government has donated 200 life-saving ventilators to the Nigerian government in fulfillment of her promise to support the country’s efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. U.S. Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary…

The Economics of Saa to FG, vessel owners

The Economics of Saa to FG, vessel owners

In recent times, one issue that has dominated the centre stage of the Nigerian maritime industry is that of the Secured Anchorage Area (SAA) in Lagos port operated by an indigenous firm, Ocean Marine Securities…

JUST IN: Biden makes history, names black woman, Kamala Harris, as running mate

JUST IN: Biden makes history, names black woman, Kamala Harris, as running mate

  Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has named Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. She is the first black woman to serve in the role. Once a rival for the top job, the California…

2023: Utomi, Naaba, others to float Mega Party in 2021

2023: Utomi, Naaba, others to float Mega Party in 2021

…vow to ‘rescue’ Nigeria from APC, PDP   The newly launched National Consultative Front (NCFront), has vowed to rescue the country from the current dominant parties and leaders, stating that it would float value and…

BPE: FG pays N409.9bn to ex-PHCN workers

BPE: FG pays N409.9bn to ex-PHCN workers

Invalid account details, wrong RSA delay payment The Federal Government has paid the sum of N409.9 billion as severance package and  death benefits to ex-workers of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN), the…

Why I didn’t overrun states with Army, Police –Buhari

Why I didn’t overrun states with Army, Police –Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that he could have deployed the Army and Police to overrun some states in order to win 2019 governorship elections for the All Progressives Congress (APC). He made reference to…